Cholesterol Medication: Do We Need It? Maybe Not, According To One StudyIt’s estimated around 50 percent of Americans over 40 have considered or decided to take cholesterol-lowering drugs. But a new study involving a local cardiologist suggests their chances of having a heart attack are actually minimal.
5 Workout Moves To Reduce The Size Of Your ThighsThighs can be a problem area when it comes to keeping fit. If lunges, squats and running aren't doing the trick, fitness expert Ali Holman says she has five moves that can help resize your thighs.
Paddleboarding On Nokomis: Fitness & Leisure Working In TandemWe're in the final days of July, so there's no time like the present to get out on the water. Take your pick: kayaking, tubing, water skiing, or how about SUP? On Tuesday, WCCO This Morning's Ali Lucia headed to Lake Nokomis for a little walk on the water. SUP stands for "stand up paddleboarding."
Get Movin' Monday: Workouts You Can Fit In AnywhereGetting into better shape in definitely a challenge for both your body and mind, perhaps no more so than when you're taking a break at the lake or the cabin. This week on Get Movin' Monday, Jason DeRusha and Kim Johnson were looking for help getting prepared for those summer fitness challenges.
Good Question: How Many Steps Should We Be Taking Daily?As more and more of us are wearing our health technology on our arms, it is become easier to figure just how much we are exercising. You have likely heard the new magic number of how many daily steps we should be taking is 10,000, but it turns out that number is not new -- and it is also somewhat arbitrary.
Study: Two-Thirds Of Americans Are Overweight Or ObeseA new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine shows two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. Minnesota fares better than the rest of the upper Midwest states -- it's the only state to trim trim its obesity rate since 2007.
Ask An Expert: Hottest Summer Trends In MinnesotaDon't let another summer of style pass you by. The belief that being fashionable costs money has proven to be false. Many of this year's fashions not only bring back styles that may have been pushed to the back of your closet, but they can be found at your local Target or neighborhood shopping mall as well.
Nat’l Fitness Index Ranks Twin Cities At No. 2 The eighth annual American Fitness Index is out, and the Twin Cities comes in at Number 2.
Minn. Mother's Mission To Help Moms Get Back Into RunningFinding time to run or do any sort of workout can be difficult for any mom, especially when you're a mother of three, like Dawn Alstatt. Now, she is making it her mission to help new moms return to running.
Get Out Of The Sandbox And Get Your Core In GearNow that spring is here, it's a great time to get back into a workout routine. And you don't have to lug a bunch of exercise equipment around with you. WCCO Mid-Morning's Kylie Bearse talked with health and fitness expert Ali Holman.
From Workout To Work, Spring Fashions Are MultifacetedGym clothes this spring are no longer just for the gym. Now you can go shopping and have fitness clothes that are very transitional. From working out to lunch with your friends," Ali Holman, from Corecamper.com said. "You just feel put together even in your fitness clothes."
Life Time Fitness To Become Private CompanyLife Time Fitness Inc. said Monday that it will sell itself to two private equity firms for more than $2.8 billion, in a deal that will turn the gym chain into a private company. The companies value the deal at more than $4 billion, when debt is included.